How to Get Started with 3D SLAM as a Surveyor

SLAM is all set to be the next big thing in surveying. While it’s still early days, surveyors need to understand and...


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Topics: surveying, LiDAR, surveyors

SLAM-to-BIM

How to Deploy Wearable Reality Capture in Construction


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

4 Ways To Use 3D LiDAR-Based SLAM Better

SLAM (Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping) is poised to be the next-big-thing in surveying. It will disrupt how surveyors...


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Topics: bim, LiDAR, Vercator

LOD and BIM explained

Surveyors who are adopting BIM (Building Information Modelling) workflows have continuously faced challenges getting...


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Topics: laser scanner, surveying, LiDAR

A 2021 SLAM Update For Surveyors

Indoor mapping at scale has for a long time been an unsolved problem. Static 3D laser scanning has come a long way — but it’s...


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Topics: LiDAR, Vercator, SLAM

How Surveyors Should Use 3D LiDAR-Based SLAM in 2021

SLAM is an evolving and exciting technology that will change how surveyors work and engage with projects. How? The answer is...


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Topics: LiDAR, SLAM,

LiDAR technology trends 2021: The cloud, AI and robots

3D spatial imaging with light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology is emerging as the go-to remote sensing approach in a...


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Topics: LiDAR,

LiDAR and the cloud: evolving survey technologies

Technology never stands still. Constant improvements bring changes that can revolutionise an industry. What you need to be on...


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Topics: LiDAR,

LiDAR point cloud registration: 6 acceleration tips for surveyors

LiDAR and point clouds have transformed surveying. Prior to the 1990s, when laser scanners entered commercial use, the kind of...


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Topics: LiDAR,

Reality capture 101: point clouds, photogrammetry and LiDAR

Reality capture is transforming industries from construction to medical research. The term itself is relatively...


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Topics: LiDAR,